Moles are incredibly common skin conditions, with most people having a number of moles on their body. However, when your mole becomes uncomfortable or is impacting your self-esteem, it’s natural to want to have it removed.
Using the latest tools and techniques, we can remove your mole with the minimum of fuss and inconvenience, even if it’s on your face. with our help, you can have your looks, your confidence and your comfort restored in just one visit.
What is mole removal?
If a mole is affecting your self-confidence, our nurses are on hand to effectively and safely remove your mole with the minimum of impact on your routine. Using the latest tools and techniques, we will endeavour to remove 100% of your mole so that it cannot grow back.
Mole removal, when done by professionals such as us, is safe and painless. Your mole will be gone, and you’ll be left with your confidence restored. Our techniques and experience means you are unlikely to be left with any scarring, but in the situation where there is a small scar, this will usually fade within a few weeks.
How does mole removal work?
We always ask you to have your mole checked by a GP prior to removal, just to be sure there is no reason not to have it taken off. Our primary objective is to make you feel comfortable and confident that this is the right thing to do.
The mole removal process will depend on the type of mole you have. We use a combination of surgical excision, shave excision, and an electrosurgical removal device to safely and comfortably remove your mole. After removal, we will send the sample for histology, to give you peace of mind that it was nothing to worry about.
If you’re considering mole removal, we offer a free consultation for you to find out more about the procedure. During the consultation, we’ll check your mole, and offer advice on whether it’s suitable for removal or not. We will also discuss the most suitable method of removal, based on the size and shape of the mole we are treating.
This will also be your opportunity to ask us any questions or to raise any concerns you might have about mole removal. If you’re happy with everything discussed, we will book you in for your treatment at a time to suit yourself. Book your consultation today and find out more about getting your irritating mole removed.
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Frequently asked questions
What is a mole?
A mole is usually a dark spot or irregularity in the skin, but the term can be used for any lump or blemish free skin that is present on the face or body. Sometimes they are raised, other times they are flat. They develop when pigment cells grow in clusters.
What causes moles?
In some cases, our clients are born with moles, other times they appear over time. Exposure to sunlight can develop moles or accelerate their growth. Some people are more predisposed to developing moles due to their heredity.
How do I know if my mole is dangerous?
The NHS recommend an A, B, C, D, E of mole checks to find out if your mole is a cause for concern. These are:
A for Asymmetry – if the mole is not a regular shape, it could be growing in a haphazard way
B for Borders – poorly defined borders mean it may be growing irregularly
C for Colour – if your mole changes colour or has a patch of unusual pigmentation, it would be worth getting it checked by a nurse
D for Diameter – moles that are larger than the blunt end of a pencil should be checked regularly
E for Evolving – if the size, shape or colour of your mole changes, you should seek medical advice
Most moles are perfectly harmless; however, if you are at all worried about your mole, do see your GP for advice.
How long does mole removal take?
Most treatments take around 20 – 30 minutes, depending on the location of the mole and whether we’re removing just one or more than one.
Is mole removal painful?
We use a local anaesthetic before any treatment takes place to prevent your pain and discomfort. We will apply this around 5 – 10 minutes before we start the procedure.
Do I need the day off work?
You can leave the clinic as soon as we’ve finished treatment, and you’ll be fine to go back to work the same day if you wish. We recommend keeping the wound clean and dry for at least two days, and then we’ll see you again to remove your stitches 7 – 10 days after your treatment.
Where can you remove moles from?
Our nurses have years of experience in removing moles from all sorts of sensitive and hard to reach places. Whether your mole is on your arm, face or back, we can remove it safely for you.
Will I have a scar?
We use our experience and modern techniques to minimise the risk of any scarring as much as possible. However, in some cases a small scar will remain, but this will fade over time.
Will the mole come back?
There is a small chance that the mole might reoccur, but we do our best to remove all the abnormal cells to ensure this doesn’t happen. In the unlikely event that your mole does start to reappear, we will book you in for another treatment.
What are the risks to this treatment?
There are very few risks associated with mole removal, thanks to our state of the art clinic and exemplary hygiene standards. The actual procedure carries low risk of any complications, but feel free to ask us more at your consultation.
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"We're Richard and David Sharp, medical professionals with fifteen years' collective experience within the NHS and private medical sectors. We launched our medical aesthetic practise, Trueface Aesthetics (formerly Sharps Medical) as a response to the worrying popularity of cosmetic aesthetic treatments in an non-medical environment that lacked medical excellence, skills and ethics.
Our Sheffield-based clinics provide a centre of excellence for facial aesthetic treatments. True face Aesthetics clients receive a comprehensive service, from an extensive consultation, through prescription and treatment to lasting after-care.
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